Pakistan’s new leader could boost use of LNG

By Garima Chitkara 9 August 2017
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Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistan’s interim prime minister. (PA) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Pakistan’s interim prime minister. (PA)

The recent change in Pakistan’s leadership could accelerate the country’s reliance on LNG, analysts have told Interfax Natural Gas Daily.

Nawaz Sharif resigned as Pakistan’s prime minister on 29 July after coming under scrutiny in a corruption investigation. His interim replacement is former Natural Resources Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who has played a key role in the promotion of LNG in Pakistan’s energy mix.

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